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Book awards: Louis Brownlow Book Award

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The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader by Fred I. Greenstein1985
The Politics of Deregulation by Martha Derthick1986
Making the Managerial Presidency: Comprehensive Reorganization Planning, 1905-1996 by Peri E. Arnold1987
The search for government efficiency: From hubris to helplessness by George W. Downs1988
Constitutional Dialogues: Interpretation as Political Process by Louis Fisherco-winner, 1989
Who Guards the Guardians? Judicial Control of Administration by Martin M. Shapiroco-winner, 1989
Taming the Bureaucracy: Muscles, Prayers, and Other Strategies by William T. Gormley1990
Bureaucracy: What Government Agencies Do And Why They Do It (Basic Books Classics) by James Q. Wilson1991
The Idea Brokers: Think Tanks and the Rise of the New Policy Elite by James A. Smith1992
Making Democracy Work: Civic Traditions in Modern Italy by Robert D. Putnam1993
Public Opinion and Policy Leadership in the American States (I S S R Monograph Series) by Phillip W. Roeder1994
Thickening Government: Federal Hierarchy and the Diffusion of Accountability by Paul C. Light1995
The Political Economy of Public Administration: Institutional Choice in the Public Sector (Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions) by Murray J. Hornco-winner, 1996
Strategic Budgeting by Roy T. Meyersco-winner, 1996
The Road to Nowhere: The Genesis of President Clinton's Plan for Health Security by Jacob S. Hackerco-winner, 1997
Unmasking Administrative Evil by Guy B. Adams1998
The Struggle for Water: Politics, Rationality, and Identity in the American Southwest by Wendy Nelson Espeland1999
You Don't Always Get What You Pay for: The Economics of Privatization (Century Foundation Books (Cornell Paperback)) by Elliott D. Sclar2000
Building a Legislative-Centered Public Administration: Congress and the Administrative State, 1946-1999 by David Rosenbloom2001
Collaborative Public Management: New Strategies for Local Governments (American Governance and Public Policy series) by Robert Agranoffco-winner, 2003
The Transformation of Governance: Public Administration for Twenty-First Century America (Interpreting American Politics) by Donald F. Kettlco-winner, 2003
Preparing for the Future: Strategic Planning in the U.S. Air Force by Michael Barzelay2004
Governing by Network: The New Shape of the Public Sector by Stephen Goldsmithco-winner, 2005
Government Matters: Welfare Reform in Wisconsin by Lawrence M. Meadco-winner, 2005
System Under Stress: Homeland Security and American Politics (Public Affairs and Policy Administration Series) by Donald F. Kettlco-winner, 2005
Blacked Out: Government Secrecy in the Information Age by Alasdair Roberts2006
The New Environmental Regulation by Daniel J. Fiorino2007
Governance in Dark Times: Practical Philosophy for Public Service by Camilla Stiversco-winner, 2008
Spying Blind: The CIA, the FBI, and the Origins of 9/11 by Amy B. Zegartco-winner, 2008
Reforms at Risk: What Happens After Major Policy Changes Are Enacted by Eric M. Patashnik2009
The G.I. Bill by Kathleen J. Frydl2010
Moving to Opportunity: The Story of an American Experiment to Fight Ghetto Poverty by Xavier de Souza Briggs2011
Our Own Worst Enemy?: Institutional Interests and the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Expertise (Belfer Center Studies in International Security) by Sharon K. Weiner2012
Achieving Nuclear Ambitions: Scientists, Politicians, and Proliferation by Jacques E. C. Hymans2013
Secrets and Leaks: The Dilemma of State Secrecy by Rahul Sagar2014
A government that worked better and cost less? : evaluating three decades of reform and change in UK central government by Christopher Hood2015
The Politics of Information: Problem Definition and the Course of Public Policy in America by Frank R. Baumgartner2016

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Since 1968, the National Academy of Public Administration has recognized outstanding contributions to the literature of public administration through presentation of the Louis Brownlow Book Award. The Award recognizes outstanding contributions on topics of wide contemporary interest to practitioners and scholars in the field of public administration. Generally, it is made to an author who provides new insights, fresh analysis, and original ideas that contribute to the understanding of the role of governmental institutions and how they can most effectively serve the public.


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